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Colombia's James Rodriguez pulled off a mind-blowing pass that somehow bent around 3 defenders and led to a goal

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James Rodriguez has made a name for himself with wild highlight plays at the World Cup.
While he won the Golden Boot in 2014, this year it's Rodriguez's passing that's getting attention, including an absolute dart he shot across field to set up an easy goal on Sunday.
Rodriguez's assist helped Colombia to a 3-0 win over Poland, earning three points to keep the team alive heading into its final group stage match against Senegal.
James Rodriguez is quite a showman.
At the 2014 World Cup, Rodriguez was a force for Colombia, scoring six goals in five matches to win the Golden Boot. This...
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Fair play is a key tiebreaker at the World Cup and could impact England - Here's how it works

Fair play is a key tiebreaker at the World Cup and could impact England - Here's how it works

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The 2018 World Cup is about to head to the knockout bracket, with teams currently jockeying for position in the final matches of the group stage.
At the end of the group stage, tiebreakers will be employed to determine the standings in a group should the teams at the top of the table have the same amount of points.
While the first tiebreakers are relatively standard , England and Belgium could see the winner of their group determined by the amount of discipline the teams have received, or even a random drawing.
The 2018 World Cup is nearing the end of the group...
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A Colombian playmaker is quietly matching 3-time World Cup winner Pelé in the area that matters most

A Colombian playmaker is quietly matching 3-time World Cup winner Pelé in the area that matters most

25 days ago   |   By

Reuters
James Rodríguez is quietly beginning to match the prolificacy of former Brazil striker Pelé.
Rodríguez has competed in seven World Cup matches in total - and his goals and assists have been crucial for Colombia.
In World Cup competition alone, Pelé was responsible for scoring one goal every 1.36 games - and right now Rodríguez is not far behind.
Rodríguez is his country's leading man and if Colombia defeats Senegal on Thursday, there could be plenty more to come just yet.
Read all of Business Insider's World Cup coverage here.
James Rodríguez looks set to embark on another...
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